11 Awesome Hot Chocolate Variations

Whether you're adding booze, chiles, or actual snacks, there's a lot more to hot cocoa and the Swiss Miss and dehydrated marshmallows.


No matter what age you are, hot chocolate has long been the quintessential drink of wintertime. But while childhood memories of sprinkling packets of Swiss Miss into Styrofoam cups at a ski lodge will always be held dear, hot chocolate is finally breaking out of its watery shackles and getting a much-needed upgrade.

From boozed-up cocoa to hot chocolate that doubles as a snack, these cold-weather beverages will keep you winning 'til winter's through.

Step your cocoa game up—here are 11 awesome ways to upgrade your hot chocolate.

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